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Ethics of compassion : bridging ethical theory and religious moral discourse

Author: Richard Reilly
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2010.
Series: Studies in comparative philosophy and religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Places central themes from Buddhist, primarily, and Christian moral teachings within the framework of Western normative ethics."--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Reilly
ISBN: 0739125052 9780739125052
OCLC Number: 644528852
Notes: Originally published in hardcover: ©2008.
Description: ix, 141 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Golden rule reasoning --
"Compassion" and related notions --
Compassion as the basis of moral value --
Precepts for avoiding doing evil --
Virtues and moral aspiration --
Will, responsibility and selflessness --
Joyful living.
Series Title: Studies in comparative philosophy and religion.
Responsibility: Richard Reilly.

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"Places central themes from Buddhist, primarily, and Christian moral teachings within the framework of Western normative ethics."--Page 4 of cover.

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